Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer's Market

Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer's Market

ONGOING EVENTS:

FARMER'S MARKETS:

The Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market is held 3-6 pm each Thursday at Town Square Park. For more information visit, www.hattiesburgfarmersmarket.com. Seventh Day Adventist Church Farmers’ Market: 3-6 pm, Sundays, in front of Home Depot. No charge for vendors to set up. For more information, e-mail lenoraclark70@gmail.com or ceirand7@gmail.com.   Southern Miss Farmer's Market, Held each Monday, 3-6 pm. Held at the old Elam Arms site near Hardy St. and S. 31st Ave. Fresh produce from local farmers, baked/canned goods, arts & crafts.

ONGOING ART EXHIBITS:

Now Through September 18, South Mississippi Art Association Juried Exhibit of Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics. Opening reception, August 28, 4:30-6 pm, Hosted by Lucile Parker Gallery, William Carey University.

SPORTS:

AUGUST

August 27 through September 11, One Harvest.  Christian Services of Hattiesburg hosts this program that allows families to save 35% - 50% on their food bills. No age or income qualifications. Eleven different boxes are available, full of vegetables and quality meat; price range $20.50 to $53.50 + sales tax. Place your order at Christian Services, 301 E. 2nd St. Hattiesburg or go online at www.oneharvest.com. Cash, check, EBT cards accepted at the physical location; credit or debit cards accepted online. Orders will be distributed from 9:30 am to 11 am Sept 20 at Christian Services.

August 29 - September 1, Great Southern Stampede, Coca-Cola of Hattiesburg presents Great Southern Stampede brought to you by Toyota of Hattiesburg and MS Ag!! This exciting event starts Saturday, August 16th with Kidsburg (1:30-6:30p) and then on to Saturday night at 7 p.m. bull riding and barrel racing action and ending with a full Frank Foster concert. Tickets for this event go on sale July 28, 2014. Advanced Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for kids 12 & Under for the Bulls, Bands and Barrels Event, Tickets at the door are $20 and $15. (Kids with a Kidsburg armband will receive a $3 discount at the door!)  Tickets can be purchased at Boot Country, Hub City West, and Forrest County Multipurpose Center.

August 30, 3-6:30 pm, Downtown Tailgate, Front Street in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. sponsored by the Southern Beverage Company.  Rock 104 Broadcasting live remote. Bring your lawn chairs and cheer the Eagles!!!

SEPTEMBER

September 2, 7 pm, South Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society meeting. Presentation by Earl Finch. Call Kathleen Goss 601-549-3983 or e-mail leen@gmail.com

September 2, 9 am & 3:30 pm, Tigger's Tiny Tots: Birding, Hattiesburg Zoo. Discover something new each month as you and your tiny tot traverse the Zoo discovering the Animal Kingdom and all the wonders it holds. You and your tot will begin your journey with a story and a craft and then set out on your safari! $3 per child & $5 per adult. To register, email ZooEducator@hattiesburg.org.

Ogletree Hall USM Campus after tornado.

Ogletree Hall USM Campus after tornado.

September 5, 10 am, USM's Post-Tornado Recovery Ceremony Grand re-opening of the Ogletree House home of USM's Alumni AssociationMany people have seen news coverage photos of the iconic images of damage to Ogletree House caused by the EF 4 tornado. Governor Phil Bryant, Dr. Bennett and other dignitaries will be present. The Southern Miss Tornado Relief and Landscape Restoration Honor Wall will be unveiled.

September 6, The Freemans and Brian Free & Assurance in Concert, Tap your toes to the melodic tunes of international touring Southern Gospel groups. Saenger Theater, Tickets: $15/$17 call 601.584.4888

Beethoven portrait (ca. 1820) by Joseph Karl Stieler

Beethoven portrait (ca. 1820) by Joseph Karl Stieler

September 7, 4 pm, Harvest Moon, Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata and more. Beethoven composed the all of the Moonlight Sonata at night appropriately. Featuring Elizabeth Moak. Held at Marsh Auditorium. Free.

September 8, 5:30 pm to 7 pm, Highlands Neighborhood Assoc. meeting. Speaker: Maxine Colman, Hattiesburg Neighborhood Dev. Coordinator. Lake Terrace Convention Center.

September 9, 9 am - 12 noon, Free Computer Class on Photo Editing. Taught by Mariah Smith, Assoc. Prof., MSU. Call 601.794.3910 to pre-register.

September 10, 11 am, Pine Belt Area Retired Educators. Held at Chesterfield's restaurant located at 4646 Hardy St., Hattiesburg. Call 601.543.1073 for more details.

September 21, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Conducted by Dr. Sherman Hong, who played professionally for the Joffrey Balley. City of Hattiesburg Concert Band has assembled talented musicians from all over the South to share their love of music with the community. Saenger Theater, Free.

OCTOBER

October 2, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 2, 7:30 pm USM's Symphony Orchestra Concert. Bennett Auditorium.

October 3, 7:30 pm, Hocus Pocus. Start you Halloween festivities with an affordable and bewitching movie night in one a spectacular theater venue--Saenger Theater! Join the Sanderson sisters, Winifred, Mary, and Sarah, on their magical journey to regain their youth in this Walt Disney film. Tickets: $5 call 601.584.4888

October 3, 5 pm - 9 pm, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 9, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 10, 5 pm - 9 pm,  Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

 

October 11, 4 pm - 8 pm, Fall Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg

October 11, 6 pm, Horses 4 Heroes Trail Ride at Camp Shelby 

Horses 4 Heroes will host the 1st Annual Trail Ride at Camp Shelby on October 11, 2014.  The Forrest County Multipurpose Center will be available for Overnight Layovers by providing RV site, Stalls and Shavings.  If you are planning on attending the Trail Ride and need a RV Hookup or Horse Stall, please reserve by calling 601-583-7500.  For more info on the Trail Ride please contact:  Jeannie Whaley @ 601-310-8401, Curtis Patrick @ 601-558-2865 or Vanessa Snodgrass @ 601-466-91534 or by email at CAMPSHELBYTRAILRIDE@YAHOO.COM.

October 12, 3 pm, 2014-2015, Scholarship Pageant, presented by the Leaf Foundation, Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

October 16, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 17, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 23, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.


October 24, 7:30 pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Let's do the time warp again! with a jump to the left and a step to the right, the Rocky Horror tradition continues! Catchy songs and thrilling dance numbers come to life with audience participation. Tickets: $10 call 601.584.4888



October 24, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 24, Eaglepalooza. Since 2004, Eaglepalooza has been one of the highlights of student activities at The University of Southern Mississippi. This event, sponsored by the Student Government Association, is an annual free concert for not only students but also members of the Hattiesburg
community.

October 30, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 31, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Every Friday, All Month Long,Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

NOVEMBER

November 9, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Conducted by Dr. Sherman Hong, who played professionally for the Joffrey Balley. City of Hattiesburg Concert Band has assembled talented musicians from all over the South to share their love of music with the community. Saenger Theater, Free.

November 20-23, Thurs.-Sat. @ 7:30 pm, Sun. @ 2pm, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Entertaining audiences for over 38 years with show-stopping performances. The Hattiesburg Civic Light Orchestra (HCLO), will stage their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Biblical story of the "coat of many colors" comes to life on the Saenger stage!!! Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tickets: $15-$25, call 601.584.4888

DECEMBER

December 9, Extra Table Christmas Concert, call 601.584.4888 for more information.

December 13, 4 pm - 8 pm, Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

December 22-23, 7:30 pm Holiday Movie Series. A Saenger tradition!!!  Enjoy classic holiday movies just like they did in 1929!!! The Saenger Theater will put on two child-friendly matinees and two evening shows to guarantee a fun night in Downtown for the grown-ups.